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Travel to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's Information

Flag of Puerto Rico
Land Area 8,870 km2
Water Area 4,921 km2
Total Area 13,791km2
Population 3,578,056 (#132)
Population Density 403.39/km2
Government Type Presidential Democracy; A Self-governing Commonwealth In Political Association With The US
GDP (PPP) $131.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $37,700
Currency Dollar (USD)
Largest Cities
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

A tropical island with natural wonders, Puerto Rico is home to miles of white sandy beaches, a diverse topography of mountains and valleys and exotic hideways.

The people of Puerto Rico are warm and hospitable and offer an interesting cultural and racial mix.

The must visits of Puerto Rico include lighthouses, stunning vistas, sunsets, old-world style Spanish homes, historic sites, parks, hiking trails and many other attractions too numerous to mention.

There's an amazing variety of experiences during a trip to Puerto Rico, with enough unique opportunities, that there is something for everyone.


CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Electricity: 120V, 60Hz
  • Times to Travel: With year-round warm temperatures, any time is a good time to plan a visit to Puerto Rico.

    Average temperatures annually range from a high of 85° F (29° C) to lows around 75° F (23° C). The warmest and wettest month of the year is August. The northern coast is cooler and wetter than Ponce and the southern coast.

    The ideal time to visit is December through April. The low season and the less crowded times are May through November.

TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirments. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Puerto Rico Trivia

What Language is Spoken in Puerto Rico?

English and Spanish are the two most widely spoken languages in Puerto Rico. Over 95% of the population speaks Spanish.

What Languages Are Spoken In Puerto Rico?

Is Puerto Rico a Country?

Puerto Rico is not a country but instead an unincorporated territory of the United States.

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What is the Capital of Puerto Rico?

San Juan is the capital city of Puerto Rico.

8 Facts Not Many People Know About Puerto Rico

Which Continent is Puerto Rico In?

Puerto Rico is found in the Caribbean Region of North America.

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